The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1468 1468 1380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.30% 22.24% 17.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.80% 27.15% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1279 1165
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5690 5407 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 81.91% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4890 4537 5535
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 869 £40,000 - 203
Cheshire +3 424 £40,000 +6.66% 78
Merseyside +4 85 £45,000 +9.75% 27
Lancashire -2 82 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Cumbria +2 3 - -
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1315 (43.19%) .NET
2 1252 (41.12%) C#
3 958 (31.46%) SQL Server
4 952 (31.26%) ASP.NET
5 886 (29.10%) SQL
6 872 (28.64%) HTML
7 859 (28.21%) MVC
8 847 (27.82%) Scrum
9 826 (27.13%) JavaScript
10 808 (26.54%) CSS
11 739 (24.27%) TDD
12 557 (18.29%) Java
13 525 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 517 (16.98%) Finance
15 498 (16.35%) WCF
16 468 (15.37%) jQuery
17 428 (14.06%) Microsoft
18 421 (13.83%) Windows
19 410 (13.46%) Degree
20 380 (12.48%) Web Services
21 365 (11.99%) OO
22 351 (11.53%) .NET Framework
23 342 (11.23%) Project Management
24 320 (10.51%) E-Commerce
25 307 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
26 302 (9.92%) HTML5
27 292 (9.59%) XML
28 286 (9.39%) Waterfall
29 284 (9.33%) QA
30 267 (8.77%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 166 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 136 (4.47%) Node.js
3 69 (2.27%) CMS
4 59 (1.94%) JBoss
5 58 (1.90%) IIS
6 57 (1.87%) Apache
7 49 (1.61%) WordPress
8 36 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 34 (1.12%) CICS
9 34 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 29 (0.95%) Umbraco
10 29 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (0.85%) NServiceBus
12 24 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.59%) Confluence
15 15 (0.49%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.39%) Drupal
17 9 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 162 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 79 (2.59%) PowerPivot
3 60 (1.97%) MS Project
4 50 (1.64%) MS Office
5 40 (1.31%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.099%) Mingle
11 2 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.066%) SPSS
11 2 (0.066%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.066%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.033%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.76%) Magento
3 12 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.20%) Tridion
6 3 (0.099%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.099%) Exstream
7 2 (0.066%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.066%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.066%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.033%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.033%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.033%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.033%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.033%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 101 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.41%) SaaS
4 22 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.39%) Office 365
6 8 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.23%) GitHub
8 5 (0.16%) IaaS
8 5 (0.16%) PaaS
9 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.13%) Trello
10 2 (0.066%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.033%) Route 53
11 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 131 (4.30%) Internet
2 87 (2.86%) HTTP
3 25 (0.82%) Intranet
4 19 (0.62%) Wireless
5 16 (0.53%) Network Security
6 11 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.23%) LAN
7 7 (0.23%) FTP
7 7 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.16%) WAN
9 4 (0.13%) Extranet
9 4 (0.13%) Firewall
9 4 (0.13%) SMS
10 2 (0.066%) Broadband
10 2 (0.066%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.066%) SAN
10 2 (0.066%) SSH
11 1 (0.033%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.033%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.033%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 958 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 253 (8.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 212 (6.96%) MySQL
4 178 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 163 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 126 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 121 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 105 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 85 (2.79%) NoSQL
10 57 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (1.81%) DB2
12 53 (1.74%) MongoDB
13 48 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
15 31 (1.02%) Big Data
16 30 (0.99%) Data Mining
16 30 (0.99%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.82%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.66%) OLTP
19 16 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 249 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 237 (7.78%) Selenium
3 205 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 178 (5.85%) NUnit
5 132 (4.33%) MSTest
6 130 (4.27%) JIRA
7 117 (3.84%) Moq
8 112 (3.68%) Visual Studio
9 93 (3.05%) Subversion
10 91 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
11 67 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 67 (2.20%) SpecFlow
12 62 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
13 58 (1.90%) Eclipse
14 55 (1.81%) JUnit
15 54 (1.77%) WebDriver
16 53 (1.74%) Jenkins
17 41 (1.35%) Maven
17 41 (1.35%) TeamCity
18 33 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 517 (16.98%) Finance
2 166 (5.45%) Retail
3 104 (3.42%) Marketing
4 92 (3.02%) Games
5 84 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 73 (2.40%) Banking
7 53 (1.74%) Automotive
8 42 (1.38%) Advertising
9 36 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 21 (0.69%) Legal
10 21 (0.69%) Billing
11 16 (0.53%) Law
12 14 (0.46%) Back Office
12 14 (0.46%) Publishing
13 11 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.26%) Electronics
15 8 (0.26%) Military
15 8 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1635 (53.69%) Developer
2 577 (18.95%) .NET Developer
3 388 (12.74%) Analyst
4 336 (11.03%) C# Developer
5 329 (10.80%) Senior Developer
6 197 (6.47%) Project Manager
6 197 (6.47%) Java Developer
7 195 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 166 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 165 (5.42%) Web Developer
10 154 (5.06%) Business Analyst
11 138 (4.53%) Test Analyst
12 136 (4.47%) Architect
12 136 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 125 (4.11%) Software Engineer
14 123 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
15 114 (3.74%) Tester
16 97 (3.19%) Team Leader
17 88 (2.89%) PHP Developer
17 88 (2.89%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1315 (43.19%) .NET
2 952 (31.26%) ASP.NET
3 872 (28.64%) HTML
4 808 (26.54%) CSS
5 525 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 498 (16.35%) WCF
7 468 (15.37%) jQuery
8 380 (12.48%) Web Services
9 351 (11.53%) .NET Framework
10 302 (9.92%) HTML5
11 292 (9.59%) XML
12 213 (7.00%) SOAP
13 195 (6.40%) CSS3
14 185 (6.08%) JSON
15 180 (5.91%) LINQ
16 178 (5.85%) AngularJS
17 177 (5.81%) Ajax
18 170 (5.58%) RESTful
19 169 (5.55%) WPF
20 168 (5.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 190 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 173 (5.68%) User Experience
4 161 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
5 148 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 97 (3.19%) Inversion of Control
7 62 (2.04%) iPhone
8 60 (1.97%) N-Tier
9 49 (1.61%) Open Source
10 41 (1.35%) Mathematics
11 40 (1.31%) Mainframe
12 32 (1.05%) Telematics
13 29 (0.95%) Replication
14 27 (0.89%) Streaming Music
15 24 (0.79%) iPad
16 23 (0.76%) iSeries
16 23 (0.76%) Statistics
17 22 (0.72%) Physics
17 22 (0.72%) Data Integration
18 19 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 421 (13.83%) Windows
2 225 (7.39%) Linux
3 173 (5.68%) Android
4 141 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 66 (2.17%) UNIX
6 24 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 18 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
8 11 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.13%) AIX
12 3 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.099%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.066%) Solaris
13 2 (0.066%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.033%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.033%) CentOS
14 1 (0.033%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.033%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (28.21%) MVC
2 847 (27.82%) Scrum
3 739 (24.27%) TDD
4 365 (11.99%) OO
5 342 (11.23%) Project Management
6 320 (10.51%) E-Commerce
7 307 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
8 286 (9.39%) Waterfall
9 267 (8.77%) BDD
10 252 (8.28%) Software Engineering
11 237 (7.78%) Web Application Development
12 214 (7.03%) Mentoring
13 209 (6.86%) Dependency Injection
14 199 (6.54%) Web Development
15 181 (5.94%) PRINCE2
16 175 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 174 (5.71%) Unit Testing
18 167 (5.48%) Kanban
19 145 (4.76%) SOA
20 140 (4.60%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1252 (41.12%) C#
2 886 (29.10%) SQL
3 826 (27.13%) JavaScript
4 557 (18.29%) Java
5 255 (8.37%) T-SQL
6 243 (7.98%) PHP
7 152 (4.99%) VB.NET
8 130 (4.27%) C++
9 107 (3.51%) Ruby
10 103 (3.38%) VB
11 63 (2.07%) C
12 48 (1.58%) Python
13 45 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 38 (1.25%) COBOL
15 37 (1.22%) PHP5
16 36 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 23 (0.76%) RPG
18 21 (0.69%) Perl
19 20 (0.66%) PL/SQL
20 19 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 410 (13.46%) Degree
2 163 (5.35%) ISEB
3 77 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 43 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 24 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 21 (0.69%) PMP
9 18 (0.59%) MCSD
9 18 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.39%) MCP
12 11 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (0.36%) MCTS
13 9 (0.30%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.30%) MCAD
14 6 (0.20%) HND
15 5 (0.16%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.16%) MBA
15 5 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (9.33%) QA
2 39 (1.28%) SLA
3 12 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.26%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.23%) Docker
5 5 (0.16%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.066%) Firmware
7 2 (0.066%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.39%) Puppet
3 6 (0.20%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.20%) CA Endevor
4 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.13%) SCOM
5 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.13%) Netcool
5 4 (0.13%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.066%) Webmin
6 2 (0.066%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.033%) Ansible
Vendors
1 428 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 184 (6.04%) Oracle
3 62 (2.04%) Google
4 51 (1.67%) Facebook
5 47 (1.54%) VMware
6 42 (1.38%) Twitter
7 38 (1.25%) Apple
8 31 (1.02%) SAP
9 27 (0.89%) Business Objects
10 26 (0.85%) Sitecore
10 26 (0.85%) Zend
11 23 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (0.69%) HP
13 19 (0.62%) EPiServer
14 18 (0.59%) Sybase
15 17 (0.56%) IBM
16 16 (0.53%) Citrix
17 13 (0.43%) Embarcadero
18 11 (0.36%) Adobe
18 11 (0.36%) Symbian
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